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Home Page23rd July 2016
The 2016 NPUA Conference (10th to 11th September)
The conference and fitness test is in 49 days (at Warwick University)
Members can book their place now through the Personal Area.

Recent News Items ...

3rd July 2016
Recent promotions ...(with link - click here)
Congratulations to the following members who were promoted as a result of the recent Outdoor Performance Committee meeting:

Promoted to Premier Panel and awarded National Badge
Nick Bennett, Frances Block, Andy Higgins, David Monger (men's)

Promoted to A ...
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17th June 2016
Level 3 coach congratulations
Congratulations to Richard Kirk, who following his recent retirement from National League umpiring after an impressive 317 matches, is now a fully qualified level 3 coach after passing his assessment. Congratulations Kirky!
2nd June 2016
Hamish Jamson withdraws from Rio Olympic games ...(with link - click here)
As many of you will know, Hamish Jamson took a break from both his career and domestic umpiring last year to re-train as a commercial pilot. Having successfully completed his theoretical exams in Southampton over Easter, he is now a quarter of the way through eight months of ...
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26th May 2016
Fitness policy 2016
The fitness policy for the 2016/17 season has just been uploaded to the website. The window for running tests is from 1st June until 11th September. Tests must be completed within that window to be considered for the first batch of appointments.
19th March 2016
Milestone matches
Congratulations to Laura Geeson and Dan Reid, who each umpired their 100th national league match recently. An excellent achievement, well done!
International promotion
Congratulations to Rachel Williams who has been promoted to the FIH Indoor Promising Umpires List after her excellent performances at recent European tournaments in Cambrai (FRA) and Dundee (SCO).
Level 3 coach congratulations
Congratulations to Howard Wilson who was successful in his recent assessment and is now a level 3 coach and full member of NPUA.
12th March 2016
Level 3 congratulations
Congratulations to NPDP umpires Peter Hammond and Oliver Jones who were both successful in their recent assessment matches and are now level 3 umpires and full members of NPUA.
28th February 2016
Level 3 congratulations
Congratulations to Ellen Schallig who was successful in her assessment game this weekend and is now a level 3 umpire and full member of NPUA.
24th February 2016
New rules with effect from 26 February 2016 ...(with link - click here)
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced changes to the Rules of Hockey, specifically rule 13.2 which relates to the taking of an attacking free hit within 5 metres of the attacking circle.
England Hockey has decided to implement these rules at all levels of ...
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